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BOK reaffirms 4% growth outlook citing exports, consumption rebound

Bank of Korea Deputy Gov. Lee Hwanseok on Nov. 25 speaks at a presentation on economic forecasts at the bank's headquarters in Seoul's Jung-gu District. (Screen capture from bank's...

Seminar marks 25th anniversary of Korea’s entry into OECD

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy on Nov. 24 jointly hold a seminar marking the 25th anniversary of...

‘Living in a divided nation made me write’: German author

Jenny Erpenbeck, a German writer who won the main award of the fifth Lee Hochul Literary Prize for Peace, on Nov. 25 gives her acceptance...

Korean-led consortium starts construction of airport in Peru

A Korean-led consortium to build Chinchero International Airport in Peru kicked off on Nov. 19. Shown here is an aerial view of the forthcoming airport....

Gov’t, Spanish travel agencies discuss tourism development in Korea

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Korea Tourism Organization on Nov. 18 invited 18 Spaniards including the CEO of a wholesale travel...

New section opened at UNESCO-designated Hantangang River area

By Kim Yeojin and Yoon Sojung Video = Official YouTube account of Korea.net A new section on a tourist path in the Hantangang River valley of Gangwon-do Province, a...

‘Our national goal is developing global vaccines with Korean tech’

President Moon Jae-in on Nov. 16 poses for a photo with Richard Hatchett, chief of the Norway-based Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, in their meeting at...

Event for trying in-flight Korean cuisine gets big response in Tokyo

An Asiana Airlines flight attendant on Nov. 14 offers an in-flight meal to a Japanese passenger participating in an event for in-flight Korean cuisine in...

KCC summit in Paris discusses boosting Hallyu content in Europe

Minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism Hwang Hee on Nov. 15 attends a meeting of directors and senior public officers of Korean Cultural Centers...

33rd KCC opened in South Africa, that in Russia renovated

The newest Korean Cultural Centre was opened on Nov. 11 in Pretoria, South Africa. By Kim Eun-young and Yoon Sojung Photos = KOCIS, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism The...

Permanent exhibition of 2 leading Buddhist statues opens

The National Museum of Korea in Seoul on Nov. 11 held a media event the day before opening "The Room of Quiet Contemplation," an exhibition of...

Shipbuilders last month claim top world ranking with 52% of global orders

Korean shipbuilders last month received the most orders of any country in the sector. The photo shows a large container ship in February docked...

Photo essay of President Moon’s visits to Italy, UK, Hungary

President Moon Jae-in from Oct. 28 to Nov. 5 made official visits to three European nations. From Oct. 28-31, he went to the Roman Curia and...

Rice cake making designated intangible cultural heritage

The Cultural Heritage Administration on Nov. 1 said it designated as a national intangible cultural heritage the making of tteok (rice cake), including the traditional customs of...

Korea holds roundtable with US, 7 Central American states

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Oct. 28 hosted the Korea-Central America Special Roundtable, in which vice ministers of seven Central American countries and...

President leaves for Europe after taking part in regional summits

President Moon Jae-in and first lady Kim Jung-sook on the morning of Oct. 28 wave before departing for a three-nation European trip at Seoul Air Base...

Nuri’s ‘successful premiere’ brings Korea closer to space age

The domestically developed Korea Space Launch Vehicle-II (KSLV-2), also known as Nuri, on Oct. 21 lifts off from the Naro Space Center in Goheung-gun County,...

Water sports center to be opened along Hangang River in Seoul

An integrated water sports center with water leisure facilities for canoes, kayaks and boats will open by the first half of 2023 at Nanji Hangang Park in...

Evening tour of iconic Gyeongbukgung Palace in Seoul launched

Gwanghwamun Gate in Seoul's Jongno-gu District, the main entrance of Gyeongbokgung Palace, looks spectacular when illuminated. (Cultural Heritage Administration's official Facebook page) By Kim Yeojin and Joung Haseung Visitors can walk...

Cheong Wa Dae calls rocket Nuri ‘nation’s pride’ day before launch

Korea's first homegrown space rocket Nuri on Oct. 20 is moved to the launchpad at the Naro Space Center in Goheung-gun County, Jeollanam-do Province....